Press release

Sterling Trading Tech Names Erik Schmidt Chief Operating Officer

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Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a leader in technology solutions for the equity, equity options, futures and digital asset trading, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Schmidt as the Chief Operating Officer. Erik brings over 25 years capital markets experience providing leadership and guidance on strategic initiatives to high growth organizations in financial technology and international trading.

Prior to Sterling Trading Tech, Erik worked with a variety of firms including Gelber Group, Deutsche Bank and Mako Trading managing teams in client services, trading operations and portfolio management. He joined Sterling in June 2019 to lead the client services team and to implement processes and procedures to help Sterling scale and manage growth.

“Erik’s hard work and his commitment to improving our processes have been a critical component of STT’s record growth,” states Jim Nevotti, President of Sterling Trading Tech. “His hard work and leadership naturally led him to his well-deserved new role. His appointment demonstrates STT’s continued commitment to servicing our clients. As we continue to expand, Erik and team will ensure our daily operations can continue to scale to support our business initiatives.”

As one of the leading providers of equity and equity options trading solutions, STT offers trading platforms, compliance tools, risk tools, infrastructure products and market data. Its professional and retail trading platforms are available to the global trading community for equities, equity options, futures and digital assets. Platforms and products can be white labeled to enhance our client’s brand identity.

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Sterling Trading Tech (STT) is a leading provider of professional trading technology solutions for the global equities, equity options and futures markets. With over 100 clients including leading brokers, clearing firms and prop groups in over 20 countries, STT provides solutions tailored to clients’ needs. STT supports tens of thousands of users worldwide and provides links to over 80 execution venues in the U.S. STT currently touches over 5% of the daily U.S. equity volume. STT is committed to providing fast, stable technology along with outstanding customer service.